Abstract Imagists - Mark Rothko , born Markus Yakovlevich Rotkovich , was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. Although Rothko himself refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an abstract expressionist. With Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, he is one of the most famous postwar American artists
Well Wread Whead (1967) Jim Nutt (b. 1938) is an American artist who was a member of the Chicago art movement known as the The Hairy Who. Their work was known for grotesquerie, surrealism and complete uninvolvement with New York art world trends.